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Summer Plan Suggestions for Students

Summer Plan Suggestions for Students

What's your goal this summer?

Maya Moritz
Published April 22, 2015
Should Friends Become Roommates?

Should Friends Become Roommates?

There’s no “right” answer, just varying opinions and debate on the question.

McKenzie Nevins
Published April 21, 2015
What I Wish I Had Been Told About the College Admissions Process

What I Wish I Had Been Told About the College Admissions Process

Benefit from these shared experiences!

Bailey VanNatta
Published April 15, 2015
The 7 Rules of Being a Good Roommate

The 7 Rules of Being a Good Roommate

Some roommate rules are just common courtesy (or seem like they should be), but others aren't as obvious until you’ve either experienced the problem or have been labeled as the problem.

Jamie Vincent
Published April 8, 2015
What I’ve Learned in College…So Far

What I’ve Learned in College…So Far

Next time you visit your future school, ask a student what they would have done differently their freshman year. You’ll get advice that’s specific to your college from someone whose experience is still recent.

Laura Magerkurth
Published March 24, 2015
Signing Up for Senior Year Classes

Signing Up for Senior Year Classes

Make sure to consider these factors while signing up for your classes senior year of high school.

Kaitlyn Specht
Published March 24, 2015
Tips to Prepare for National Decision Day

Tips to Prepare for National Decision Day

Whether you’ve made your decision or not, here are some tips to get you prepared for National Decision Day.

Brady Keane
Published March 24, 2015
3 Resources for Your Scholarship Search

3 Resources for Your Scholarship Search

Here are some tips to navigate available resources and help you find the right scholarships.

Maya Moritz
Published March 23, 2015
Prepping for College Over the Summer

Prepping for College Over the Summer

There's so much to do the summer before college begins!

McKenzie Nevins
Published March 11, 2015
How College Visits Can Help College Decisions

How College Visits Can Help College Decisions

Visiting a college can help make your decisions!

Bailey VanNatta
Published March 9, 2015
5 Budget Spring Break Ideas

5 Budget Spring Break Ideas

There are ways to have fun on a budget, like going with a group of friends to a family cabin. Surely, that’d be an unforgettable (and budget-friendly) week!

Samantha Starkey
Published March 6, 2015
Avoiding a Finals Week Freak-Out

Avoiding a Finals Week Freak-Out

Spring finals week always seems a little more chaotic and high-stakes than winter finals week—the weather is nice, the sun is shining, and everyone is pumped up for a long summer.

Laura Magerkurth
Published February 25, 2015
Preparing for Admissions Interviews

Preparing for Admissions Interviews

Prepare yourself and be ready for anything the interviewer might ask.

Kaitlyn Specht
Published February 19, 2015
Keep Calm & Wait for College Admissions Decisions

Keep Calm & Wait for College Admissions Decisions

The classic saying, “a watched pot never boils,” applies in this situation.

Brady Keane
Published February 19, 2015
5 Tips to Help You Find the Right College Club

5 Tips to Help You Find the Right College Club

Remember, while your courses are important, ensuring you gain other experiences in college is vital, too.

Jamie Vincent
Published February 18, 2015
Help! I Can't Stand My Professor

Help! I Can't Stand My Professor

How do you deal with them in a way that’s both respectful and still keeps you from losing your mind?

McKenzie Nevins
Published February 13, 2015
How to Afford a Private University

How to Afford a Private University

You can afford to attend the school of your dreams - you just need to do a little extra legwork.

Bailey VanNatta
Published February 11, 2015
8 College Must-Dos

8 College Must-Dos

There are some college experiences you seriously shouldn't miss out on.

Samantha Starkey
Published February 6, 2015
High School Course Selection Tips

High School Course Selection Tips

It’s much easier to have these needs laid out ahead of time than scrambling to organize them at the last minute.

Francesca Kavalir
Published February 5, 2015
Getting the Most Out of Federal Aid

Getting the Most Out of Federal Aid

Keep in mind that there is no age limit for receiving aid, and you can utilize these programs whether you’re an undergrad or working towards a graduate degree!

Laura Magerkurth
Published February 2, 2015